next time you hear a white person say “well if black people can say the n-word why can’t i???” you should ask them “why do you want to?” and listen as they try not to say “black people have something of their own that I am not entitled to and that hurts my feelings and makes me feel inferior”
“Every single Marvel Studios movie has centered around a presumably straight, white, male protagonist, even if white women (mostly love interests) and men of color (support roles) have played roles in the film. The franchise is a box office juggernaut and has a ton of movies on this list, but we’ve gotten two to three movies about each of the men on the Avengers and there’s yet to be a film about Black Widow.
“Tokenistic, objectifying, voyeuristic inclusion is at least as disempowering as complete exclusion.”—Kimberlé Crenshaw in Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence Against Women of Color (via superiorconcha)
“Your mother may seem overbearing but that’s because she carried you for nine months and you need to remember that you’re the only one who knows what her heart sounds like from the inside.”—I know I don’t say it enough but I love you, mom (via unpoeticheartbreak)